October 12, 2021
By Gloria Wai Chung Li, MD - In June of this year, at age two, my daughter, Aria, was sent home from daycare with a high fever.
October 8, 2021
Among the world’s developed countries, the United States holds the unwanted distinction of being a leader in maternal and infant deaths. In an attempt to turn the tide, the federal government last month announced a new $350 million investment.
September 7, 2021
Maternal vaccines can protect pregnant moms and vulnerable babies. So why aren’t more women getting them?
August 2, 2021
I am a neonatologist by training, a “neo-gadgetologist” by passion.
July 29, 2021
One in seven. That’s how many women experience postpartum depression.
July 19, 2021
Warm summer months usually provide a break from respiratory syncytial virus. But not this year.
June 18, 2021
Everyone knows children inherit some things from their parents: their blue eyes, their curly hair, or perhaps their love of the outdoors. Moms take prenatal vitamins and get maternal vaccines like Tdap to transfer health benefits and good antibodies to their unborn babies.
May 24, 2021
It’s perhaps the oldest partnership in health care – safeguarding an expectant mother through pregnancy, assisting with the miracle of birth, and caring for the new mother and infant afterward.
May 14, 2021
Babies born during the pandemic will never know what life was like “before 2020.” Yet policies meant to minimize the spread of COVID-19 may have a lifelong impact on babies born last year.
May 7, 2021
America’s maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the developed world. It’s a crisis of epic proportions. And like many other crises, not all Americans are equitably affected.